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. >> reporter: since the virginia tech shootings gun laws have not changed despite efforts by victims and families. here's the mother of a wounded student trying to unsuccessfully convince george allen to get rid of the gun show loophole. that allows private sales with no background checks. >> as far as private sales, no, i'm not for it. >> certainly background record checks at gun shows and i'm very open to the notion that these high-capacity magazines in weapons that are just meant to harm people, that, you know, we ought to be looking at those. >> no, i'm not one who wants to take away the rights of law abiding citizens to protect their feamsz or themselves. >> reporter: peggy fox, 9news now. >> you can see peggy's other stories on these candidates, particularly their stances on spending and economics, at wusa9.com. >>> tomorrow is the last day for virginians to vote absentee. today is the last day to cast an early ballot in maryland. you have until 9:00 p.m. to make it to a polling center. >>> in montgomery county one of the key ballot questions would modify collective bargaining
iii targeted his ex- girlfriend and two law enforcement officers. the first attacked happened yesterday in fredericksberg. the deputy hadn't been there for over a year. this was over a domestic violence case over his girlfriend. >> i don't care what his record is and i don't think anybody in this room cares what his record is. three acts in the last two days are of the utmost seriousness to my agency and to the law enforcement community. >> nobody was hurt in any of the attacks. investigators do say stuart is more than likely on the run in a red hyundai accent with a tag, or a pennsylvania tag with the number hlm-1923. >> still ahead on 9 news, no power, no problem. how one man is driving the juice right inside his house. >> and right after the break, we go off to one neighborhood where sandy is not keeping anybody from having halloween fun, especially these little ones. we're back after this. >> old sandy may have been a super-storm but couldn't wipe the smiles off the kids faces in columbia heights. there they had a parade down 11th street and the trick or treating was going
are on the hunt for. this is the guy they say is son- in-law for all of this. this is -- responsible for all of this. this is 25-year-old lawrence alan stewart iii. >> this man is a serious danger and threat to society. and has already attempted to murder two law enforcement officers their families and citizens. >> reporter: the first pipe bomb attack happened about 4:00 a.m. on the 3100 block of normandy avenue in fredericksburg. that used to be the home of a stafford sheriff's deputy. he hadn't lived there in more than a year but the woman there wasn't hurt as a result of the blast. that was the first of the three attacks. shortly after it moves into stafford county where the second attack takes place at home in the kings grant subdivision. it's believed that's where the detective lived. then after that, the third pipe bomb attack, this time at a louse in the country ridge -- house in the country ridge subdivision where we believe stewart's ex-girlfriend lived. no one was hurt in any of the attacks. stemming from two cases earlier this year where he was charged for indecent exposure and th
an ax to grind with law enforcement officers stemming from two cases earlier this year where he was charged for indecent exposure and a second case involving a domestic violence dispute. that one involved the third victim in these attacks his ex- girlfriend. >> he's made three bombs and he's deployed them. i don't know anything more vicious than that and especially going after a police officer. i don't care what his record is and i don't think anybody in this room care what is the record is. -- cares what the record is. these specific acts, three in the last two days? are of the utmost seriousness to my agency and to the law enforcement community. >> reporter: back out live herei can tell you all officials on hot pursuit of the suspect. they want him off the street and they need your help. he's facing a long list of charges including several counts of attempted murder on law enforcement officials in one count of using a weapon during a terror act let's get a picture up on the screen for id. take a look at this. the us, take a look at this. he is more than likely on the run in --
order starting yesterday at 6:00'. all businesses required by state law to be closed. most folks have either gotten out of town or they're hunkering down, although a lot of folks here are still sticking around. i'm little bit surprised by that because yesterday i was talking to the governor of delaware. and he was saying that yesterday -- keep in mind this was around 4:00 yesterday in the afternoon. he was telling me that at that point in time, it was just as bad as hurricane irene and we were still so many hours away from getting the heart of hurricane sandy. so it is still 350 miles away from us, the center of it at least. lots of road closures here. the bayside in particular already seeing some significant flooding. there is going to be a mandatory travel ban essentially in effect for this area of rehoboth beach starting at 5:00 a.m. this morning. local law enforcement says they are not going to be taking any chances. they are going to be turning around everyone. nobody is going to be allowed to be driving on the streets except for law enforcement personnel. and hopefully us the me
to kill law enforcement officers and acts of terror. >> reporter: a local police officer charged with trying to murder a machine that -- man that he was arrested. prosecutors allege that in september he arrested a man on suspicion of stealing a motorcycle. the man got away and ran down the street. the prosecutors say riley abused his authority and shot the man in the back. dudes in heels, stick around. i'm an investigative report in the heart of the restaurant district, with a closure for rodents and roaches. >>> grab a jacket. a couple sprinkles are possible. 30s and 40s until you get to 9:00. we'll come back and tell you if we'll finish with the sunshine and make changes on the weekend forecast. . >>> . >>> a trendy bistro, one part mouse, one part roach. >> in silver spring, he has your food alert. >> you are about to see a popular chef get very angry, then very candid about cleaning up, but first, at hunan palace in gaithersburg, we tried to look around, but workers asked us to leave. they saw roaches dead and a life and in containers. health agents reported roaches and this
notice of shift changes. >> what this law does is give us a say in how does this affect me. >> the county pays $15 an hour, correct? >> reporter: videos posted to youtube are intensifying and already bitter fight. this one allegedly shows young people paid by the county to lobby for question b. >> the law says in maryland you cannot spend tax dollars on political activities. the definition of political activities is promoting or oppose ago ballot question. >> reporter: this afternoon the county fired back, saying the bargaining has cost taxpayers a lot of money and that it is appropriate, not illegal to use county resources to advocate for question b. in montgomery county, andrea mccain, 9news. >> the fop has asked state and federal prosecutors to investigate whether montgomery county used any federal funding to campaign for question b. a county spokesman said emphatically it did not. >>> tonight v state police are investigating the sheriff's deputy involved in the death of a 17-year-old boy. >> so this started when deputies from both stafford and fauquier counties responde
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. today is mother-in-law day and the new study finds that 50% of americans who have mothers-in-law report that they have a good or great relationship with her. how about the 50%? now for the rest of the country's forecast. it will be cooler across the plains and down into texas. some heavy unnamed storms are likely out west. the week ahead looks mostly dryer once sandy has come and gone. next, confronting our superstitions. and later, actor christopher walken. >> my son bought me a cadillac to >> osgood: a menacing ladder, a black cat. perhaps i'd better knock wood before proceeding. no need to apologize if the approach of halloween makes you extra superstitious. many successful people harbor superstitions aplenty. scientists find superstitions a rich field of study. our cover story is reported by susan spencer of "48 hours." >> announcer: sweeney strikes out swinging. >> reporter: casey dagle pitched in the major leagues. >> announcer: a 3-2 pitch to bonds. he struck him out swinging. >> reporter: his wife jenny finch upon olympic medals in softball. >> announcer: called strike on the ou
of the law enforcement officers. a stafford county deputy lived at this house but moved out a year and a half ago. >> reporter: no one was hurt in the attacks. they're not giving a theory as to why the homes were targeted. all they say is they're related and no one has been arrested. in northern virginia, ken molestina, 9 news. >>> a week from today is election day 2012. but super storm sandy forced both presidential candidates off the campaign trail this week. president obama visiting red cross headquarters in d.c. this afternoon and talking about the response tots big storm. >> my message to the federal government, no bureaucracy, no red tape, get resources where they're needed as fast as possible, as hard as possible, and for the duration. >> working to put the recovery effort ahead of the impending election, the president cancelled tomorrow's campaign stop in ohio. instead he'll take a look at that storm damage and thank the first responders in new jersey. meantime republican challenger mitt romney was in ohio today collecting money and relief supplies for those storm victims. >> i apprec
. the department of transportation said that the express lane could open as early as november 17. >>> a federal law is confirming an earlier report this year that found questionable practices by the agency that will be running dulles international airport. the airport authority. that audit found that the executives accepted the disks like the super bowl tickets from the contractors and that the authority, they routinely awarded the bid contracts. they do credit the authority for putting reforms in place over the past few months. >>> coming up, a two-day storm that boils down to just 60 seconds. >>> he promised to mobilize all the resources in necessary to help those in need. >>> 9news wants to help those recovering from sandy's wrath. that's why we are donating $1 to the american red cross' sandy relief fund for every like we get on our facebook page. please consider logging on and liking our page. >>> all right, top. we have seen some pretty amazing images from sandy over the last few days. now there is a new angle of a storm that hit new york city. this is a time lapse. this is the entire storm.
island. my brother-in-law goes from suffolk to nassau counties, nassau and west is where it gets bad approaching the city and the danger up there -- my mother-in-law said we don't go out at night. the lights are all out and people aren't obeying the stop sign at a dark intersection. so yeah. that's going to be that way for a while unfortunately up there. we are -- still recovering down here. and today, those even with a little bit of high water. we have a coastal flood warning until 2:00 this afternoon and this covers washington basically for the potomac river area. the tidal potomac. as we're looking at some of the tides that could be 2, maybe 2.5 feet above normal. which would be moderate flatting. at about -- flooding. at about 10:44. a little bit of flooding especially down on king street. you know the drill down there. bus stop forecast, it's cloudy and chilly once again. we have a stray sprinkle or two north and west of town. sunrise still an hour and 20 away. 7:36. going to hit daylight savings time over the weekend and be about 6:40 or so on monday. for the sunrise. our day p
if you decided to stay, law enforcement most likely will not be able to come and get you. some people are trapped about 15 miles south of here, trapped in flooding. the national guard and local law enforcement are in the process of going in and trying to get them out. so some folks did not heed that warning. it's starting to get a little bit dicey as hurricane sandy moves a little closer to us. i want to show you all a little bit more of the boardwalk, kind of our setup here. if we take a look down this way towards where we're staying at the atlantic sands hotel, you can see completely deserted but not a ton of flooding on the boardwalk yet. that's some great news. keep in mind we're still about an hour away from high tide. if we go down -- excuse me. tripping over this cord here. if we go down over this way, you can see we've got lights still on. power still going strong. not a ton of debris. i've got to say we're looking pretty good over here on the boardwalk side. again it's the bay side that people are so worried about. i think as we're standing out here, what's really shocking is
priority in law enforcement. no one knows more about this than barry landau, a self- described presidential historian and one of the foremost collectors of presidential memorabilia. that's because barry landau carried out the largest theft of these treasures in american history. prosecutors say he is one of the most accomplished con men they have ever encountered. for decades, he was a regular guest at the white house. here he is with president ford and queen elizabeth. he's the guy with the beard. >> president ronald reagan: well... ( laughter ) >> simon: he showed up with president reagan and nancy at the inaugural gala in 1985, and met a whole bunch of presidents- - richard nixon, george h.w. bush, bill clinton. he wrote an impressive, picture- laden book, "the president's table." and was invited to the finest anchor desks in town. >> barry h. landau is presidential historian... >> the story of the ultimate inauguration collector... >> simon: but when we met up with him in june, he no longer wanted to tell his story. he'd been convicted of the single largest theft of historic artifacts i
power here. but there are expected to be widespread power outages as you know. and state law requires that every intersection that does not have power should be treated as a four-way stop. there are shelters across montgomery county opening as of noon today. one of them, the white oak recreation center does allow people and their animals. they're -- there are also shelters in silver spring. i'm sure we have a complete list of all of them on our website wusa9.com. for those of you who are still looking for fuel in montgomery county, there are at least two gas stations that still have it here on river road. we also know some of the businesses and stores are open. oddly enough i think some people are taking this day off as an opportunity to run errands. this dry cleaner right over here has been doing a booming business this morning. people so far undeterred by the weather but things are going to get worse. hopefully people will stay in for the rest of the afternoon. back to you. >> andrea, thank you very much. >>> residents in prince george's county are also keeping an eye on hurricane s
victory for consumers tonight, especially marylanders facing another outige. the state changed the law so pepco can no longer charge for the time consumers are disconnected during a storm. it comes after a change of 9 wants to know investigation by russ ptacek. >> reporter: many of you were still disconnected when we uncovered it, a rule that allowed pepco and bge to charge customers for the time that they were disconnected and couldn't use electricity. when we contacted the public service commission, bge and pepco, they couldn't explain how the billing worked or even how much each consumer was expected to pay up to cover utility company losses because disconnected customers weren't able to use electricity. our story went national overnight, as did the outrage. the governor and montgomery county officials called on the public service commission to review the rule and today the board overturned it. for months we asked the board and pepco and bge to put a dollar amount of how much consumers were playing on average. no one ever could, although everyone put it under a dollar. pocket change th
down. just got a report from law enforcement officers over there. they say the ocean city pier still standing so good news now but again still, this is a very, very beginning of hurricane sandy. i know right now i'm looking pretty nice and dry, just a little bit of rain on me. i know that's not would you all want to see back in washington, d.c. i promise you we're going to be out here for maybe one more live shot but then we'll be getting out, getting nice and wet and getting in this stuff and showing you what it's like here a rehoboth beach. stay safe. back to you. >> you too, kristin, stay safe. >>> the red cross, national capital region, i would imagine you have to try to mobilize people, too, not just the electric companies. >> we have volunteers at the ready. we are right now mobilizing volunteers and our equipment. we're getting ready to hear where we might be able to help our government and local agency partners in any shelters that are opening. and we are -- our main message, though, is for everyone to be safe and remember that preparedness depends on you. >> cheryl, right no
of destruction, terrified residence, and a highly determined law enforcement community. that's what the pipe-bomb suspect fled on tuesday, from his home in stafford, virginia. he traveled 2,045 miles in two days. his flight would come to an end near belt, montana
by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org >>> two area law enforcement officers attacked with knives and two blade wielding suspects now dead. we begin with a 17-year-old boy shot and killed by virginia state police. this one started when deputies from both stafford and fauquier counties responded to a crash in fauquier county around 4:00 in the morning. as surae chinn tells us, it ended with a deputy shooting and killing that teenager at a nearby home. >> it's kind of odd for this to happen around this area. it's usually pretty quiet, pretty calm, peaceful neighborhood. >> reporter: jack has lived in his southern fauquier county home for more than two decades. he's seen his share of accidents so when he saw the blue car in the ditch he
, they include multiple countings of attempt -- counts of attempting to kill a law enforcement officer and acts of terror. >>> a police officer is accused of trying to murder a man he was arresting. prosecutors say in september, sergeant johnnie riley arrested a man on suspicion of stealing a motorcycle. now despite being handcuffed the suspect escaped from riley's custody and ran down the street. prosecutors say riley abused his authority by shooting the man in the back. >>> the former president of penn state university is facing charges related to the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal. graham spanier and two otherred a min tray stores are accused of participating in a conspiracy to cover-up the abuse. all three men are due in court to be formally charged later today. >>> coming up on 4:37. here's a look at the other stories making news now. the cia says it rushed security teams within 25 minutes of the start of -- u.s. consulate -- the bombing at the u.s. consulate in libya in september. the response team took control of the mission to evacuate u.s. personnel but despite the effort, ambassador
. >> reporter: now new york city has some of the toughest regulations and laws when it comes to cranes in the country. that's because in 2008 there were two separate accidents involving cranes one a tower crane just like this that resulted in the death of 11 people. charlie. >> so, john, how long will it take to repair the crane? >> reporter: well, it may take longer to make the plan to repair the crane but once they figure out whether they are going to pull it up with another crane from the top or dismantle it from the bottom or tie to it the building or take it apart there that process should take only two or three days. that street is blocked and people still evacuated. >> john miller, thank you. praise is pouring in for the people who got hundreds of patients out of a manhattan hospital. 20 of them were newborns and in intensive care. dr. jon lapook spoke with some of their parents. they are very grateful parents. their story is next on cbs "this morning." [ mom ] 3 days into school break and they're already bored. hmm, we need a new game. ♪ that'll save the day. ♪ so will boun
the girlfriend. >>> now more information on the stafford county sheriff's department tonight, they say that law enforcement officers, they disabled his vehicle in montana and that stuart took off running on foot with his loaded handguns. no reports at this time that say that there were any shots fired. but that montana police did take them into custody. we'll have more information as we get it. i'm peggy fox reporting, back to you. >> i cannot remember a time when we have heard of a high- speed chase when pipe bombs were literally thrown. bizarre case, peggy, thank you. >>> three days after sandy slammed the mid-atlantic in the northeast, the death toll continues to climb. >> sandy now blamed for more than 80 deaths and more than 4.6 million homes and businesses still in the dark this evening. in new york city, police are out there enforcing an hov requirement if you want to drive your car into manhattan. in hoboken, new jersey, nearly 20,000 people stranded in their homes by flood waters. in large areas of the jersey coast are in ruins with homes, piers, board walks simply wreck. bruce johnson
and for cooperating with law enforcement. >>> the time right now is 5:02 and i am watching your money. november is looking a lot better than october. we just enjoyed our best session since mid-september and that was thanks to stronger than expected economic data as for the morning, investors and voters are looking ahead to the big jobs report for october. and checking the numbers for you -- >>> now this will be the last reading on the nation's usual employment picture before the election. ahead of the report, payroll processor adp announced that private employers added 158,000 jobs last month. this morning's report is expected to show 121,000 jobs being added in october. that's below the average monthly gain of 146,000 which has been tepid at best and analysts say the rate rose to 7.9 last month. any increase would mean that president barack obama would face voters with the highest unemployment rate of any incumbent since franklin roosevelt. >>> a federal audit is confirming a report this yore that found questionable practices by the agency that runs reagan national airport and dulles airport.
're hearing this from multiple parties from law enforcement, to corporations they are giving out multiple warnings to consumers about crooked contractors in the wake of hurricane sandy. throughout the region and of course further north homeowners and businesses have been pummeled by the rain and high winds and flooding and these are exactly the conditions that scammers like to take advantage of remember if you have damage at your home that needs repair or maybe your business, be wary of contractors who knock on the door. another red flag a contractor offering to cover the insurance deductible. also wants to estimate the damage rather than asking your insurance adjustor to come out and bet a reliable quote. just remember them. if you need to get to new york city in the next few days your options are definitely growing. amtrak says it plans to restore some service on friday to and from the big apple. the city has been without intercity train service since it was walloped by sandy. amtrak continues to remove water from underthe hudson and east river and service to newark liberty internationa
's now the law in maryland, by the way. if you come to an intersection where the power is out, treat it as a fourway stop. generators are set up especially in the district at those major intersections. metrorail bus, metro access, radio, all services sus -- radio, all services suspended. storm closures with anticipated flooding, beach drive, little falls parkway, sligo creek parkway, all those are closed. most flights are canceled. call ahead. metro, marc, acela, vre, fairfax connector all closed. amtrak for your updates 1-800- usa-rail. that is shut down for today also. if you're traveling on the bay bridge, right now level one wind restrictions. no house or empty box trailers allowed at this time. i'll keep you posted on everything you need to know throughout the morning. back to you guys. >> thanks, monika. >>> our live coverage of hurricane sandy starts along the coast. some of the worst damage could be there. >> kristin fisher is live with more on the current conditions. for you it's just going downhill so far. >> reporter: and going downhill very quickly. a level two travel adv
and stamp collections and that sort of thing and put them up in the attic, but murphy's law says a tree's going to go through your roof. then you've done yourself in. but bring them up probably where you'll be and make sure that for insurance purposes, you've got claim numbers if you, like me, you get a mountain of mail and sort of funnel through it and kind of put it in a pile. go through, and if you can't locate it, go on the web now before we all lose power and find those numbers. >> and these are the kinds of things we should have practiced all year long, for any kind of emergency, whether fire, water or snow, have the one thing you can pick up with all of your information. what about putting things on thumb nails, thumb drives or dvds and taking those, would that help? >> i think if you put too much information on a thumb drive, it's too easy to lose. i think it's better to have a cloud space that you can access from a mobile device, or a safety deposit box. of course if trees go down and the power goes out and the bank's not open, you don't have those things. back when i was a kid
as an officer of the law. that's why i'd like to have this read into record, your honor. i'm submitting to the courts the findings of the immigration judge, which states that officer delko was and always has been a us citizen. if immigration concurs, the court has no reason to question his standing as an officer of the law. thank you, your honor. however, you know better than anybody, a defense attorney will have a field day with the dna he recovered from that scuba tank. on what grounds, your honor? however wrong the information was, office delko chose not to come forward when he learned of his illegal citizenship status. speaks to the character of the witness. your honor, i'm the best defense attorney in the city, and i can't touch the character of this man. what's going on? the immigration court has expedited your paperwork, eric. you're gonna be released today. what? how did you pull this off, h? it wasn't me. delko: what's he doing here? caine: he's here for you. derek: this man was shot in the line of duty-- the bullet fragment is lodged in his head-- but he comes to work every da
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